Which preposition to use with humility

of Occurrences 110%

Luther and Lincoln were both of a childlike humility of heart.

in Occurrences 37%

She seemed to be slightly nervous in the presence of a member of the Scotland Yard police, in spite of his obvious humility in the company of a fashionable lady who belonged to a different social world from that in which police inspectors moved.

for Occurrences 9%

I do not mean the cringing man, the flattering man, the man who apes humility for his own ends, because he wants to climb high, by pretending to be lowly.

with Occurrences 9%

Obed proved to be a pretty good cook, despite the humility with which he had remarked that of course he could not expect to compete on even terms with fellows who had had so many better opportunities to acquire the "knack" of things, than had come his way.

as Occurrences 9%

He prepared for his end with a humility as worthy of example as his deeds in the army had been.

before Occurrences 9%

Did not the simple beauty of the manner in which all classes, the great and the humble, the rich and the poor, kneel in a common humility before the altar, strike you agreeably, on such occasions; in Catholic countries, in particular?" "Bless me!

on Occurrences 6%

Most of the deputation on arrival seemed half naked; we thought this was a sign of humility on their part, but I heard afterwards that the Levies had come across them, and taken their chogas in exchange for that of their man in the red dressing-gown.

to Occurrences 6%

He bowed with an odd humility to Mon, but spoke directly to the Count de Sarrion.

than Occurrences 6%

And we could not possibly have a stronger reason for trying to learn the lesson of humility than this, that our receiving the grace of God, and consequently our usefulness, depends upon it.

by Occurrences 5%

A college is a place whose chief power is to inculcate humility by the means of true learning; to establish intellectual honor and integrity by searching out the ways of God in nature, science, and philosophy, and in letters and in art.

from Occurrences 5%

It is too much to expect repentance and humility from a government intoxicated with success and power.

about Occurrences 3%

There is a depth of feeling and humility about him, and a candour and generosity in his judgments, that I never saw so strongly in anyone before, and every word that he spoke made me regret more and more the barrier that prevents him from becoming one of us.

after Occurrences 2%

But if a glad heartkind and therefore gladbe any part of sanctity, then might the robe of Motley, with which he invested himself with so much humility after his deprivation, and which he wore so long with so much blameless satisfaction to himself and to the public, be accepted for a surplicehis white stole, and albe.

into Occurrences 2%

ening the door at the foot, stepped with an appearance of great care and humility into the room.

toward Occurrences 1%

With no sense of themselves as the mightiest of master-builders, cultivating humility toward their material at any rate, the little men ploughed their little fields, striking the oil of a great generalization or classification or explanation with no fanfare of trumpets.

towards Occurrences 1%

The Emperor, unlike Louis XIV., felt that even a temporary and conventional attitude of humility towards a woman was too great a condescension from his own absolute supremacy.

under Occurrences 1%

Did I not say well, then, that there was as much meekness and humility under Scoutbush's white cravat as under others?

out Occurrences 1%

I was yet to learn a lesson in humility out of this adventure.

without Occurrences 1%

He demanded before every thing else that the true spirit of the nation should be recognized, and that it should be looked up to with that humility without which no courage is possible, not even that wherewith to oppose falsehood.

amid Occurrences 1%

Terror-stricken, and full of humility amid her downfall, Euphrasie resigned herself to everything; but the worst was that her three children, her twin daughters and her son, being abandoned to themselves, sank into vice, the all-corrupting life of the streets.

Which preposition to use with  humility